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Internet Arcade

The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package.

Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.

  The game collection ranges from early "bronze-age" videogames, with black and white screens and simple sounds, through to large-scale games containing digitized voices, images and music. Most games are playable in some form, although some are useful more for verification of behavior or programming due to the intensity and requirements of their systems.

  Many games have a "boot-up" sequence when first turned on, where the systems run through a check and analysis, making sure all systems are go. In some cases, odd controllers make proper playing of the systems on a keyboard or joypad a pale imitation of the original experience. Please report any issues to the Internet Arcade Operator, Jason Scott.

If you are encountering issues with control, sound, or other technical problems, read this entry of some common solutions.

Also, Armchair Arcade (a video game review site) has written an excellent guide to playing on the Internet Arcade as well.


Below are a suggested collection of games that run at proper speed in a powerful browser. (Firefox is currently the fastest environment, although other browsers should work as well.)

 

Images of Marquees and Snapshots of in-game screens come from the Progetto Snaps collection,
who have spent years creating impeccable support materials for the worl d of emulation.

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Big Striker by Jaleco (1992)
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Rod-Land (World set 1) by Jaleco (1990) Developed by Jaleco Ltd. Released Apr, 1990 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy, iPad, iPhone, NES, Symbian, Windows Mobile, ZX Spectrum Published by Jaleco Ltd. Genre Action Setting Fantasy Gameplay Arcade, Platform Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Art Anime / Manga Description Taking a rather literal view of the term 'slap-stick humour', Rodland features two fairies called Tam and Rit, whose mission is to rescue...
Internet Arcade
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Avenging Spirit by Jaleco (1991) Developed by C.P. Brain Released 1991 Also For Game Boy, iPad, iPhone, Nintendo 3DS Published by Jaleco Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description In Avenging Spirit the protagonist is a spirit out for revenge. He has been murdered by a group of gangsters and his girlfriend has taken hostage by them. Her father uses his brand new machine to call the man's spirit back from the dead, telling him that they are...
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In Your Face (North America prototype) by Jaleco (1991)
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E.D.F. : Earth Defense Force (set 1) by Jaleco (1991) Developed by Jaleco Ltd. Released 1991 Also For iPhone, SNES, Wii, Wii U Published by Jaleco USA, Inc. Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description An evil organization, named AGYMA, threatens the 200 years of peace the galaxy has enjoyed. From their base on the far side of the moon they have infiltrated many important locations on Earth. Working for the Earth Defense...
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Chimera Beast (Japan prototype) by Jaleco (1993)
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64th. Street - A Detective Story (World) by Jaleco (1991) Developed by C.P. Brain Released 1991 Also For iPhone Published by Jaleco Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description 64th Street: A Detective Story is a 2D beat'em up game, similar to Final Fight . The game has two heroes to choose from: Rick Anderson, a 35-year old professional private detective and Rick's 19-year old pupil Allen Tombs. A rich man hired them to rescue his...
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Rock'n Tread (Japan) by Jaleco (1999)
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Peek-a-Boo! by Jaleco (1993)
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Rock'n 3 (Japan) by Jaleco (1999)
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Soldam by Jaleco (1992)
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Bombs Away (prototype) by Jaleco (1988)
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Ninja Kazan (World) by Jaleco (1988)
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Rock'n Tread 2 (Japan) by Jaleco (1999)
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Cybattler by Jaleco (1993) Developed by Jaleco Ltd. Released Apr, 1993 Platform Arcade Published by Jaleco Ltd. Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Fighting, Shooter Vehicular Mecha / Giant Robot Perspective Top-down Visual 2D scrolling Description Cybattler is a up-scrolling shoot 'em up game where you take control of the mecha CYX-0017 BLANCHE that can shoot and slash with its plasma sword in all direction in a space themed environment. As you make progress you have to fight of...
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Rock'n 4 (Japan prototype) by Jaleco - PCCWJ (2000)
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Tetris Plus 2 (World) by Jaleco - The Tetris Company (1997)
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CLICK HERE TO START ARCADEFLOW. ArcadeFlow is an alternate, javascript-driven interface to the virtual machines in the Internet Arcade. Designed for a large screen running in full-screen mode, ArcadeFlow will allow easy selection of machines, as well as a "greatest hits" along the bottom of the screen. It is very intense resource-wise, and makes no attempt to react to changes in screen size. The main engine of ArcadeFlow is ContentFlow by Jackalope.
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Topics: Interface, Arcade, JSMESS, Internet Arcade, Coverflow
Internet Arcade
by Jeil Computer System
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Final Tetris by Jeil Computer System (1993)
Internet Arcade
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You control Bongo the rat as he moves about the screen to collect gems while avoiding the bad guy. You can teleport to various parts of the screen by positioning yourself on top of the lettings in his name and pressing the fire button. The screens contain ladders that can be traversed up and down, slides that allow you to slide along the bottom and conveyor belts that speed you up or slow you down. Only one gem is visible at a time and after collecting five gems Bongo will rescue his...
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Developed by Jetsoft Released 1983 Also For Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Published by Jetsoft Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Description The princess is being held captive inside the castle, and it's up to you (the knight) to rescue her. In order to do this, though, you need to collect the door pieces that are scattered in the six dungeons that await you, and defeat the black wizard in the end. Time is against you, so you need to hurry up. Once you have collected all pieces,...